SR Manager of Programs

Sales/Program Management
222557 Requisition #

Moog’s Space Vehicles Business Unit a division of Moog Space and Defense, is looking for a Senior Manager of Programs to join our Space Vehicles team in Arvada, CO. The Space Vehicles team is rapidly growing and comprises a cross-disciplinary group of industry veterans and young talent alike. The focus is on the development of satellite buses, Orbital Maneuvering Vehicles (OMVs), space tugs, and more. The team is a tight-knit group of collaboration-oriented professionals that welcome others looking to work on multi-faceted, complex problems as a team.

The Arvada Office is next to RTD Light-Rail and is a short commute to Golden.  Colorado offers year-round outdoor activities and is a melting pot of cultures.

As a Senior Manager of Programs, you will…

  • Optimize the program likelihood of success through the appropriate application of the following processes: Project Planning; Project Monitoring and Control; Organization Management; Change Management; and Risk Management

  • Ensure proper coordination between all program elements by developing program plans and schedules and to ensure compliance with program plans by monitoring the status of cost, schedule and task completion.

  • Achieve timely resolution of outstanding issues through the conductance of effective day-to-day communications with the customer, Moog management, and Moog functional organizations. This includes support of a tiered escalation process for communicating up and down internally.

  • Lead Program Managers and support employee talent development through leading and coaching.

  • Sustain and expand the organizations book of business through the leadership and/or support of proposal teams and business capture campaigns.

  • Support process improvements and standard work implementation within Program Management.

  • Achieve program/project objectives through effective application of program management principles within the confines of scope schedule and budget.

  • Ensure compliance with contract requirements through coordination and management of all program activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, with a minimum of ten years of professional work experience.

  • Minimum of Six  years of Program Management and Program Leadership experience.

  • Experience working in a fast pace, complex environment with a strong focus on quality and financial performance.

  • Ability to lead, organize, and influence people through outstanding communication and facilitation skills.

  • Knowledge of project management tools including Earned Value Management.

  • Experience and proficiency with MS Project.

  • Project Management Professional certificate is a plus.

  • This position requires access to US Export Controlled Information

What’s in it for you? 

  • Flexible Planned Vacation

  • Outstanding Health Benefits

  • Generous 401K company contribution and match

 Salary negotiations start at $155,000

 EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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